Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $30.8 million contract as part of the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI). The contract is the second phase of a contract to develop a cyber testing range.
The first part of the contract, worth $5.4 million, has been completed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The CNCI was a classified initiative developed under the Bush administration to provide increased funding for US cyber security efforts. Recently, the Obama administration has stated that it will release an unclassified summary of the CNCI, in an effort to increase government transparency.